A Public Notice of the Federal Communications Commission
Federal Communications Commission
News Media Information (202) 418-0500
445 12th Street, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554
December 5, 2013
FCC TO HOLD OPEN COMMISSION MEETING
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013
The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below
on Thursday, December 12, 2013. The meeting is scheduled to commence at 2:30 p.m. in Room
TW-C305, at 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C.
PUBLIC SAFETY AND TITLE:
Improving 911 Reliability ( PS Docket No.
13-75); Reliability and Continuity of Communications
Networks, Including Broadband Technologies (PS
Docket No. 11-60)
The Commission will consider a
Report and Order that takes critical steps to improve
the reliability and resiliency of 911 networks
Expanding Access to Mobile Wireless
Services Onboard Aircraft
The Commission will consider a
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to revise outdated
rules and provide airlines with the ability to permit
passengers to use mobile wireless services via onboard
airborne access systems.
The Commission will hear a
status update on the Task Force’s work towards
POLICY TASK FORCE
making near-term recommendations related to the
Commission’s expectations and role in the IP
*The summaries listed in this notice are intended for the use of the
public attending open Commission meetings. Information not summarized
may also be considered at such meetings. Consequently these summaries
should not be interpreted to limit the Commission's authority to
consider any relevant information.
The commission will hear
an update on FCC and industry efforts to promote
mobile wireless device unlocking.
The meeting site is fully accessible to people using wheelchairs or other mobility aids. Sign
language interpreters, open captioning, and assistive listening devices will be provided on site.
Other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. In your
request, include a description of the accommodation you will need and a way we can contact you
if we need more information. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill.
Send an e-mail to: email@example.com
or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-
418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (tty).
Additional information concerning this meeting may be obtained from Meribeth McCarrick,
Office of Media Relations, (202) 418-0500; TTY 1-888-835-5322. Audio/Video coverage of the
meeting will be broadcast live with open captioning over the Internet from the FCC Live web page
For a fee this meeting can be viewed live over George Mason University's Capitol Connection.
The Capitol Connection also will carry the meeting live via the Internet. To purchase these
services call (703) 993-3100 or go to www.capitolconnection.gmu.edu
Copies of materials adopted at this meeting can be purchased from the FCC's duplicating
contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc. (202) 488-5300; Fax (202) 488-5563; TTY (202) 488-
5562. These copies are available in paper format and alternative media, including large print/type;
digital disk; and audio and video tape. Best Copy and Printing, Inc. may be reached by e-mail at FCC@BCPIWEB.com